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Lecture - The Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia - NOW CANCELLED

Aaron Davis and Justin Moat

Thursday 28th June 2018

Sadly this event has had to be cancelled

Welcome the authors of The Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia at Stanfords, 12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9LP

6:30 to 7:45 pm, tickets £4, redeemable against the cost of The Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia. Includes a glass of wine / soft drink


Based on several years of research, and more than 20 dedicated field missions by the authors, the Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia accurately maps and describes farmed and wild Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) across Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is the home of wild arabica coffee, and Africa's largest coffee producer. Ethiopian coffee is renowned for its diversity of flavour profiles, including the celebrated coffees of Harar, Limu, Sidamo, and Yirgacheffe, a strong relationship with forest production, and its deep cultural association with coffee drinking. Around 15 million Ethiopians are coffee farmers, with coffee export contributing at least 25% of the country’s export earnings.

The Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia maps the coffee landscape of Ethiopia, showing where coffee is (and could be) farmed, and the location of wild Arabica coffee forests. It is an essential resource for anyone working with, or interested in, coffee, and serves as a key geographical reference for Ethiopia.

About the authors:

Aaron Davis is Senior Research Leader of Plant Resources at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, with a long-standing research focus on wild and cultivated coffee.

Justin Moat is Research Leader for Spatial Analysis at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew His role is to lead Spatial Analysis, to cover both GIS (Geographic Information Science) and remote sensing, and provide a scientific and spatial interface for Kew’s work in conservation, systematics, phytogeography and natural capital.


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